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this is ??? . a truck and train collide. a marion man is dead after he crashed with a train in linn county. clean up collection. garbage and recycling starts today for people living in the cedar rapids flood evacuation zone. a grateful congregation. saint patrick's church members are joyfully reopening following the flood. on october third. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our
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continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s. thanks kaj. the iowa state patrol this morning is investigating a crash in johnson county that killed a pedestrian. the johnson county sheriff's office says it responded to a crash on highway 218 north, just south of interstate 80 a little before nine last night. authorities tell tv9 a passenger
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found dead at the scene. investigators have not released the name of the person killed in the crash. law enforcement agencies this morning are investigating a fatal crash between a train and a pick-up truck in linn county. it happened around 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the intersection arabian road and the canadian national railroad tracks. that just south of alburnett. multiple law enforcement agencies were at the scene for hours. the linn county sheriff's office says a 44-year-old man from ma trailer. he was driving westbound when he drove into the path of a northbound canadian national freight trailer. the collision caused the truck to catch fire. officials say the marion man died at the scene. they haven't released his name yet. no canadian national railway crew members were injured in the crash. the linn county sheriff's office is investigating the crash, with the canadian national railway assisting with the investigation. two people in allamakee county
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following a narcotics investigation. the allamakee county sheriff's office made the arrests after executing two search warrants in lansing yesterday. they arrested and charged 53 year-old amy downing of lansing with possession of a controlled substance for methamphetam ine. that's after investigators found items used with illegal narcotics in a home at 211 valley street. during a traffic stop, authorities also arrested 56 yea-old richard aswegan junior of west union. he is a controlled substance. both are being held in the allamakee county jail. police in keokuk are looking into a shooting that killed a woman over the weekend. officers found 29 year old carissa rivers unresponsive shortly after midnight sunday. she was found in a keokuk alley near 10th street and north 5th street. rivers went to a hospital, where she died. an autopsy will be performed this week. police have not identified a suspect in the shooting. but say the public is not in
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next time you see news. the number is 319-365-9999. send us some pictures and video too. the email address-- newsroom at kcrg dot com. after customers saw higher than expected bills from alliant energy, the company took to social media yesterday to apologize for the surprise. it said the bills are accurate, because this summer was hotter than usual and customers used more energy than norm. system sent a lot of estimated bills to customers, which caught them off guard. typically, the company contacts users when that happens, but alliant says it didn't have the enough employees to do so. the company says it will help customers come up with payment plans. it'll also be waiving late fees for affected users. two former democratic presidential candidates are stumping for their party's
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martin o'malley made a stop at the clinton office in ankeny yesterday afternoon. and bernie sanders will campaign in des moines on wednesday morning. the vermont senator's stop starts at 10:30 on drake university's campus. he was supposed to campaign in des moines and iowa city tomorrow but those stops have been canceled. tomorrow, the two vice presidential nominees will meet for their debate. democrat tim kaine and republican mike pence will make their cases to americans at longwood university in farmville, virginia. the debate beginsa here on kcrg-tv9. the red cross is opening resource centers this week for people impacted by flooding in eastern iowa. a center in vinton at benton county emergency management is open from 11 a-m to 8 p-m today. workers there have clean-up kits. inside it includes, shovels, rakes and mops and more. officials are also on hand to help with paperwork needed for flood recovery. the red cross will open similar centers in cedar falls and waverly
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solid waste agency will begin collecting garbage and recycling today for people who were inside that flood evacuation zone. people who live there can put out their normal trash container plus two 35- gallon bags for free. there are still two sandbag drop-off sites open in cedar rapids. one is at ellis park near the tennis courts and the other is in the noelridge pool parking lot. if you can't drop off your sandbags, the city will collect them, starting monday, october 10th. office and county courthouse will re-open today. that's after workers spent several days last week taking down barriers around the building. the correctional center opened saturday. members of st. patrick's catholic church are breathing a sigh of relief now that flood waters have disappeared. as kcrg tv9's phil reed reports, the congregation is thankful for all the efforts that went into protecting their church. there's a lot to sing about at
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to see little damage, after hours of work removing items from the building and placing sandbags around it. "it was a rather scary weekend last weekend, but the help that the church had was amazing. a truly family parrish." father ivan nienhaus says they would have had to find another place for worship if the floodwaters heavily damaged their buildings again. " after the 2008 flood we spent 3 million dollars rebuilding our three buildings. and none of us wanted to look at that situation customer talking and it's business as usual at the ark catholic bookstore, which is connected to the church. "god is good. we are very happy that we took everything up, but we are also very happy that we are not cleaning mud out. at afternoon mass, the congregation said a prayer for those affected by the flood. and while they are counting their blessings sunday, they know they may not
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forward with flood protection on both sides of the river. we cannot go through this every 8 years " some students in cedar rapids are learning how fruits and vegetables grow. but not from a book. they go outdoors at least once a week for a unique classroom experience. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---.
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case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by
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partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s. plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda
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around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s.
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teaching them about the natural elements. that's the goal behind the new outdoor classroom at summit schools in cedar rapids. kcrg tv-9's jordee kalk has the story, in this week's show you care using tree stumps as chairs. nat? and a new wooden atrium for presentations . 26:33 cam stroschine/2n d grader "sometimes when we have performances instead of going to the library we go out herethis classroom is one "open environment." nat 35:20, "what we're going to do is measure the growth of our green beans for the next four weeks." health and wellness teacher kim
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8:27:20, kuda "we wanted the outdoor classroom to feel apart of nature not that we put it out in nature"and her students, are loving it. nat kids playing here students are learning about different soils, and which vegetables grow best in which soil. lainey porter/3rd grader 44:34, "we have soil that were learning about and were planting beans."other days students learn about composting. 27:44, "at every lunch we compost our fruits and paper towels students use to wash their hands are taken out to the compost post. standup: 49:30 "and there's apple trees and a garden along the side of the school that students are learning how to grow themselves. and they even they're even eating some of the products29:10 kuda: 'we had chicken noodle soup with carrots we picked from the garden so its really special that we can say we do that." students have class outside here at least once a week. nat kids playing teachers say this will continue until winter hits. but some students say not-so-fast, and want their
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"ill keep coming outside in cedar rapids, jordee kalk, kcrg tv9 news. sales of the electric car tesla have doubled in just one year. that's next in today's tech
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tax returns. the story has given hillary clinton some powerful ammo. a-b-c's maggie rulli has more from the candidates as election day rapidly approaches. donald trump? on defense this morning.. using his supporters to help him tackle his latest controversy... his tax returns the new york times says an anonymous tipster sent them trump's 1995 tax returns...they say those records show a 916 million
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could legally have paid no federal taxes for up to eighteen years, trump's team - calling his move... quote "genius." there's no one who has shown more genius in their way to maneuver around the tax code and rightfully use the laws to do that this is a perfectly legal application of the tax code. hillary clinton's campaign? pouncing on the new report? saying it "reveals the colossal nature" of his "past business failures"clinton surrogate bernie sanders calling this line of thinking is an assault on the they're calling it a genius... makes the rest of americans look like dummies xxxtrump's dialing up the attacks on clinton... mocking her recent bout with pneumonia, claiming without evidence that she's been unfaithful in her marriage, and then this: sot/trump in pa she could be crazy. she could actually be crazy the clinton campaign calling the new, personal attacks - "particularly unhinged" sot/brian fallon, hrc camp i think it's an impulsive move by the candidate. clinton
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remains on message? speaking out about gun violence while visiting a church in charlotte north carolina this weekend... o/c close: we will have to wait another week to see if trump brings this new line of attack to the next debate.... he and clinton will square off next sunday... but we'll be hearing from their vp candidates tomorrow night at the vice presidential debate in farmville virginia maggie rulli abc news washington major hurricane matthew is slowly churning northward across the caribbean this morning. a hurricane wa in effect for jamaica, cuba and haiti. the u-s national hurricane center in miami says the dangerous category 4 storm has top sustained winds near 130 miles per hour. people in jamaica say they are bracing for the storm. " i am hoping that when it comes it will not be in a category that will have any really devastating effect on the people of jamaica" " meteorologists say the powerful storm is
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southwest haiti by monday night. now for a quick check on your weather with meteorologist kaj o'mara.
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eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy,
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early morning news. as hurricane matthew bears down on the caribbean, forecasters warn the impact could be severe recording device failure. transportation officials way to learn what caused the train crash in new jersey. learning what it takes. dozens attend black hawk county's farm crawl to seeing how producers manage and care for crops. good monday morning! it's 5 o'clock on october third. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a few areas of fog in

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